Down a man in overtime, Bears allow golden goal in 106th minute
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2012
2012: Appeared in all 17 matches and was in the starting lineup for 15 games...Tied for the fourth-most minutes played (1426)...Helped anchor the Bears' backline that tied a school record for fewest goals allowed in a single season (14)...Led the Bears' defense to five consecutive shutouts from Aug. 28 - Sept. 9...Was one of nine Bears to find the back of the net in 2012...Scored his first collegiate goal in the Bears' 2-1 loss on the road at SIU Edwardsville (Oct. 13); Was the only MSU player to score a goal in conference play...Led Missouri State in shots in matches against Dartmouth (2) and Memphis (3)...Named to the all-tournament team at the University of Central Arkansas tournament...Was the only MSU player named to the 2012 all-MVC preseason squad.
2011: Was a key contributor on the Bears' team that went 5-1 in league play and captured a share of the MVC regular-season title...After missing the first three matches, Turner played in the remaining 16 games and was a consistent central defender for the Bears...Tied for first among freshmen with 14 starts...Played the entire match on seven different occasions...Logged his first collegiate assist in the MVC Tournament semifinals with a feed to Heath Melugin; The Bears went on to shut out Drake, 2-0...Was named to the MVC All-Freshman squad along with James Fawke and Parker Maher; MSU led the 11-member squad with its three award recipients.
Background: Played left back for head coach Karl Atwood at Aston Comprehensive in Rotherham, England...Earned Player of the Year honors for the second year in-a-row in 2010...Played two years on scholarship in the Puma Football League Youth Alliance.
Personal: Andrew Fletcher Turner is the son of David and Christina Turner...Born on January 8, 1993, in Sheffield, England...Majoring in physical education.